A more likely scenario, though, is a 5% drop.
US fuel consumption may "fall" to 7 million barrels a day by 2035 if EVs account for a third of new-car sales.
The clientele can probably afford one.
Tesla is about to start selling cars at a Los Angeles outlet of the upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom, including the new Model X.
This is just one milestone on the way to a big increase after 2020.
The International Energy Agency thinks that the world got its 1,000,000th plug-in vehicle last year. It says that this will help on the two-degree C goal.
Ford reveals new Focus Electric ad on Twitter.
Ford had licensed the Captain Planet characters to promote the Focus Electric in a new 30-second spot.
Emphasis on the 'may,' there.
Norway's proposal to ban sales of new gas-powered cars is getting extra attention, thanks to Elon's Tweet.
Nissan hopes other European countries take Norway's lead in EV adoption.
Nissan Europe executive says stricter emissions mandate, longer range will spur more electric-vehicle sales.
There were no surprises in the old sales rivalry last month.
The Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf by over 900 units last month. Pretty much how it's been for all of 2016.
China demand, broader range of EV types could spur spending increase.
ABI Research thinks that worldwide electric vehicle sales could hit $58 billion by 2021.
Tesla sales do a 'hockey stick' in the Great White North
Tesla Model S sales in Canada jump in March, and leapfrog Chevrolet Volt's for the first-quarter lead.
Though it's getting less attention than the Tesla Model 3, Chevy's 200-mile EV could lead the sales race early on.
Higher April sales Ford hybrids, Chevy Volt offset Nissan, Honda demand lag.
While April green-car sales were down 17 percent, demand was about even when factoring out impact of VW's diesel stop-sale.
It's coming to the US right quick.
Before it even arrives in the US, the Mitsubishi Outlander has sold 100,000 units. It's tremendously popular in Europe and Japan, and we'll get it soon.
In another non-surprise, the Volt handily outsold the Nissan Leaf last month.
April sales numbers are in, and the second-gen Chevy Volt once again trounces the Nissan Leaf in the US.
Up next, 'Why would you want all that range, anyway?'
A new ad for the Nissan suggests skipping the long Tesla Model 3 lines and just getting in a Leaf today.
No vehicle tax, a dramatic increase in charging stations, and even vehicle subsidies are on the table.
The German government wants to have 50,000 EVs on its roads by 2020, and it may call for a ten-year moratorium on EV vehicle taxes to do it.
Blue Oval doesn't see the need to extend Focus EV range to 200 miles.
Ford will boost the Focus Electric Vehicle's single-charge range to about 100 miles for the 2017 model year.
EV sales in the UK are up 23 percent this year.
A quarterly-record 10,496 electric vehicles were sold in the UK during the first quarter of 2016.
A study conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests that while half of respondents think plug-in electric vehicles are as good as conventional ones, only a fifth would consider actually buying one.
After all these years, the two best-selling plug-ins have sold almost the exact same amount.
BYD partners with other companies to create an 'EV ecosystem.'
BYD expects 150,000 sales in China in 2016, just launched two new all-electric sedans and has partnered with other companies to create an "EV ecosystem."
Volvo has sold about 400 of the XC90 PHEVs in the US this year
Volvo started selling its crossover SUV last year, and priced it at $68,000 here in the US.
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